Since 2004, Juan Manuel Armas has been working as a graphic designer after discovering a strong interest in the sector. After completing his training, he undertook an apprenticeship lasting for 2 years in which he developed and refined many skills pertaining to graphic design, web development, and audio/visual processing & manipulation. During recent years he has consolidated his education through self-study, familiarising himself how freelance web development in small business, and not-for-profit organizations. At present he is focused on acquiring knowledge and skills in marketing, blogging, and more advanced web development.
I am a well-educated and ambitious individual with recent background in web design and digital communication. Through my long employment I have developed and enhanced essential and transferable skills required in web design. I demonstrate excellent knowledge of this field, including several IT languages, and I perform my work to the highest standards. I am a hard-working and flexible person and also can adapt to different working environments. Currently I seek a great opportunity to achieve my potential , further improve my skills and performance as a Web Designer.
- Excellent IT skills and working knowledge of different applications: Photoshop CS5, Dreamweaber CC5, Flash CS5, Apache.
- Able to operate content management systems:Jomla , Drupal, WordPress (Also other for blogs), Someones in E-commerce Prestashop and Os-commerce
- Excellent organisational skills.
- A fast learner.
- Capable of multi-tasking.
- Ability to work to tight deadlines.
- Good at problem solving.
- Flexible to work as part of a team or on my own initiative.
- Easily adapted to new environments.
- Positive attitude towards work.
- Basic knowledges in online makerting and sales.
- Continously learning about IT .
Employment and Volunteer Experience
|July 2011||Psoe Garachico||Web designer||Created a Web design and web page with CMS (wordpress) www. psoegarachico. com|
|Juanuary 2010||Guillermo Horta (Artist)||Web Designer||Created a Web design and web page with CMS www. Ghortas .com|
|2000 – 2011.||Invloved in different volunteering acitvities in Spain. I have participated in graphic design and web developement projects.|
|August 2009 – November 2009.||Spanish Employment Services and UE.||Sociocultural Animation Course.|
|November 2004 – November 2006.||Spanish Employment Service and UE.||Digital Communication Technician (Including: graphic design, image and sound).|
|June 2004 – August 2004||Spanish Employment Service and UE.||Web Page Creation Course.|
|September 2000 – June 2002||I.E.S. Daute, Tenerife, Spain.||Completed studies to A-level.|
Hobbies and Interests
I am passionate about my profession and I am keen on developing myself in every aspect of web design, including reading relevant materials and participating in available training initiatives. Also, I am a sociable person and like to make new friends. As a keen learner I constantly work on improving my language skills.